Performing Environmental Justice. Staged Reflections

Sheikh, Shela and Chaudhari, Zuleikha. 2022. Performing Environmental Justice. Staged Reflections. In: "The Whole Life. Archives & Imaginaries", Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany, 26 March 2022. [Performance]

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Creators: Sheikh, Shela and Chaudhari, Zuleikha
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With Shweta Bhattad, Zuleikha Chaudhari, Başak Ertür, Emilie Gaillard, Shela Sheikh and Radha D’Souza

People’s Tribunals have a long history. They have served for serious reflection upon the relationship between law, rights, and justice. More recently there has been an emphasis on environmental justice, for instance in the International Monsanto Tribunal. What are appropriate epistemological and aesthetic frameworks for considering environmental harm? Can staged hearings and experimental assemblies function speculatively and propositionally in relation to existing legal forums? What might justice look like in these settings and how is it performed? What here is the status of evidence and testimony? Taking Brechts´s theoretical and unfinished text Messingkauf Dialogues as a proposal for a mutual learning encounter, the panel reflects upon various forms of performance and enactment and explores how such spaces function as sites of knowledge and reality production.

Concept: Zuleikha Chaudhari, Shela Sheikh

Contributors: Bhattad, Shweta; Ertür, Başak; Gaillard, Emilie; D’Souza, Radha; Sheikh, Shela and Chaudhari, Zuleikha
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Keywords: Haus, Kulturen, Welt, house, cultures, world, Kultur, culture, Kunst, art, international, Weltkultur, Kulturaustausch, exchange, global, transnational, interkulturell, multikulturell, multicultural, Künstlerdatenbank, Migration, migration, Kooperation, cooperation, Dialog, dialogue, Forum, forum, Globalisierung, globalization
Departments, Centres and Research Units: Media, Communications and Cultural Studies
Date range: 26 March 2022
Event Location: Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
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76 minutesDuration
Item ID: 32085
Date Deposited: 15 Aug 2022 09:09
Last Modified: 15 Aug 2022 09:16


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